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Presentation of high quality arts and entertainment experiences; stewardship of the Orpheum Theater and Holland Performing Arts Center; education and community engagement programs.
MAHA PERFORMING ARTS enriches the lives of citizens in Omaha and the region while providing an annual $40 million impact to the local economy. Nearly four million visitors have attended world-class performances in Broadway, jazz, dance, family and popular entertainment at the Orpheum Theater and the Holland Center. More than 262,000 students have participated in Education and Community Engagement Programs.
We also take our Education and Community Engagement Programs out of our buildings into classrooms and communities in Omaha and across Nebraska. These include:
GIVING OPPORTUNITIES: Annual Gifts • Help maintain the Orpheum and Holland • Present artists and ensembles • Support Education and Community Engagement programs Corporate Sponsorships and Corporate Circles of Giving • Enable OPA to present artists and ensembles in Dance, Family, Jazz, Showcase, National Geographic Live, Jazz on the Green, 1200 Club and Education and Community Engagement programs
Major Gifts: Support operations, Education and Community Engagement programming and capital projects that sustain and improve the two venues
• Disney Musicals in Schools, free for grades 2-5 from Disney Theatrical Group • Nebraska High School Theatre Awards, in association with the Broadway League, supports and advocates musical theater education for 7,000 students across Nebraska • Musical Explorers, Carnegie Hall’s music program for grades K-2 • WeBop®, early childhood jazz education program from Jazz at Lincoln Center
Planned Gifts: • Secure a vibrant future for the arts in Omaha • Endowment gifts are invested by the Foundation, which then grants funds to OPA VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: The Ambassadors • Support Omaha Performing Arts, the Orpheum Theater and the Holland Performing Arts Center
• Provide patrons with quality customer service and a positive
• Jazz on the Green free summer concerts which draw more than 50,000 people annually • Master Classes and Student Matinee performances
The Presenters: • Donations of extensive time and talent to support our mission • Fundraising through the biannual Broadway Ball and other events, for programming, Education and Community Engagement
OMAHA PERFORMING ARTS 1200 Douglas St. • Omaha, NE 68102 Phone (402) 345-0202 OmahaPerformingArts.org President: Joan H. Squires Board President/Chairman: John Gottschalk Presenters Board President: Gail Graeve Name of Guild/Auxiliary: The Presenters To volunteer contact: Joni Fuchs • (402) 661-8485
THE GIVING GUIDE
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